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 President Buhari constitutes committee on autonomy of state legislatures, judiciary;    Applauds over $21 billion savings on food import;  Participates in African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit  

  President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary in accordance with the 4th Alteration to the 1999 Constitution. The purpose of the committee, according to a statement by Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), is to …

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Blue Economy sustainability: Nigeria to partner other African countries – Amaechi   

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to cooperate with sister countries and development bodies to advance Africa’s prosperity through the safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources. The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, made this known in his speech at …

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Dakuku: Sustainable use of the ocean will lift Africa out of poverty   … AAMA commits to champion Blue Economy.

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that development of the blue economy is a veritable strategy for advancing African economies and lifting the people out of poverty. Dakuku stated this on Monday in Nairobi, where he led a …

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Sports Writers Association of Ghana, International Sports Press Association Africa hold seminar for Sports Journalists

The seminar, which had the theme “Raising the bar for today’s women’s sports journalists” was held at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites Alisa and had over 100 journalists drawn from host, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria ACCRA, Ghana, November 29, 2018 The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) and International Sports …

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After Metele attack, Nigerian War Helicopters strike Boko Haram targets …. Attackers speak foreign languages

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has responded with heavy airstrikes directed at Boko Haram terrorists’ locations and vehicles after about one hundred soldiers were killed in a coordinated attack on a military base in Metele village of Guzamala Local Government Area, Borno State. A top military intelligence officer told PRNigeria …

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We won’t substitute Ganduje over bribe allegation-APC Spokesperson … ‘Bribes’ were donations for 2019 Campaigns, Say Party stalwarts

Amidst the brouhaha still trailing the allegations leveled against Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, of collecting kickbacks from contractors, the National secretarial of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would not substitute his name in the list of candidates already submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, …

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces closure of USD 200 million syndicated loan facility

The facility was oversubscribed at USD 268.5 million, with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) increasing Deutsche Bank’s mandate as arranger from USD 150 million to 200 million LOME, Togo, November 20, 2018/ Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announced Tuesday the successful close of …

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Jonathan’s phone call to Buhari conferred legitimacy on Nigeria’s political process- Speaker Dogara…Says former president resisted temptation to take a seat among African demagogues, narcissists

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has said that the decision of former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential election was responsible for bringing Nigeria’s democracy to maturity. Dogara who said this in his remarks at the launching of the book “My Transition …

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Evangelist Kolenda visits Chapel of Everlasting Grace, prays for Rivers State; Great Gospel Crusade: I have been fortified to defeat forces of darkness says Governor Wike   

President of the Christ for All Nations, CFAN, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda on Sunday  visited the Rivers State Government House Chapel of Everlasting Grace built by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike. The International Evangelist who was led by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike prayed for the sustenance of Rivers State …

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Saraki: Laws key to winning fight against crime, terrorism in Africa

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday underscored the importance of appropriate legislations in winning the war against crime and terrorism in the African Continent. Saraki made this assertion in his speech at the opening session of the 73rd Executive Committee Session and the 41st Conference of the African Parliamentary …

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